Our Summer Reading Program starts June 22nd and offers a variety of virtual, take home, and outdoor activities, as well as volunteer opportunities for teens. Learn more on our Summer Reading page or check out our Events Calendar for program details.

Materials (books, dvds, etc.) may be requested for pick up in our rear vestibule on weekdays between 10am and 6pm. You can place a hold in the library catalog, by calling us at (802) 878-6955, or emailing us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Holds and email requests received by 5pm will be available for same-day pick-up. Phone in requests received by 5:30pm will also be available for same-day pick-up. We will call you when your request is ready. Digital audiobook and ebooks are also available for download at Listen Up Vermont.

Ongoing Events

Brownell offers a variety of programs for tweens, including opportunities to help direct librayr programming, embark on fantasy quests, read and discuss, connect, and just have fun. 

Please note, these programs fall under our regular schedule, which runs October through mid-MaySee our Events Calendar for up-to-date information and a full listing of events.



      Our Teen Advisory Board meets on the second Friday of the month, 3:30-4:30pm

Dungeons & Dragons*

Embark on quests in this fantasy role-playing game.

Family Night: Second and fourth Friday of the monthLearn to play D&D and embark upon imaginary adventures. This is an open play game for new/returning players and families, a Dungeon Master serves as this role playing game's referee and storyteller. New players should arrive at 5:30 for help making characters. Game runs 6:30-8:30pm. All ages encouraged. 

Campaign Mode: First and third Friday of the month.Gather with fellow D&D players and embark on adventures of your own design. This game is for seasoned players who want a faster paced and more serious game.  There is no designated Dungeon Master, rather participants have creative control, and players are invited to take the lead as DM. Game starts at 6:30; come early to hang out or work on characters. Best for sixth grade and older.

Green Mountain Book Award for Homeschoolers*

Homeschool students read and discuss this year’s GMBA nominees.

For high school students.

Third Wednesday of the month, 1:30-2:30pm

October through March

Saturday Afternoon Movie*

       One Saturday a month.


*Programming from mid-May through September may vary.  Please check out event calendar for the most up to date information.